*Oh, I just remembered. Maybe Japan could take on the role of this. Their goals of conquest in Asia seem to be unaffected by a lack of Featherston in history.
- Have the Tsarists lose the Russian civil war and basically have the same game set up as otl
- have extremists wings of the Socialist party come to power in the USA and have them be the soviets of that game
- use Japan as the soviet stand-in